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Girls Cross Country team headed to the State meet.

Both the boys and girls cross-country teams headed into the Regional cross country meet at Portage, Region 3 Saturday October 29.  Based on season best times and ranking, both teams had outside chances of qualifying for the state meet.  In order to qualify teams would have to place in the top 3 OR place in […]

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Regional Cross Country results

With a slight breeze, overcast and drizzling day, the region 3 cross country met began.  Saturday the Hudsonville girls cross country team placed 6th in the region.  Zoe Louis finished her 1st cross country season with a strong performance bettering her seeded place by 7 spots.  Alyssa Sanchez also had a great performance, running hard […]

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Hudsonville XC Girls Ottawa County Champions, Boys 2nd.

Injuries and sicknesses are finally subsiding on the Hudsonville cross country team as they head into the final stretch of the 2015 season.  The girls are still missing their #5 runner Madison Cook due to a slight foot fracture.  She hopes to be able to race at the OK Red conference meet October 22nd at […]

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Hudsonville X-Country compete at MSU and Sparta

Hudsonville runners Melanie Helder and Derek Sanchez were the lone medalist at the MSU cross country meet Friday.  Melanie competed in Spartan Elite girls race and place 23rd with a time of 19:06.  The team placed 15th overall.  Derek placed 20th competing in the Green Division 1 & 2 race with a time of 17:07. […]

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Brett Clement Bath Invitational provides fast times

The Hudsonville Eagles cross country has not raced in over two weeks and they were excited to race again today.  There were many fast times and PR’s for the harriers.  On the Girls side, the varsity placed third behind powerhouses Northville and Saline.  Melanie Helder lead the way with a time of 19:12, bettering her […]

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Cross Country finds more success at Lansing Cougar 2 Mile!

Letting up from their performance of last Friday at Portage was not on the minds of the Eagle runners on this Tuesday. Both the girls and boys squads came out strong and ran good races for the team. Coach Conkel switched up the schedule a little for 2015 to include this two-mile meet in Lansing […]

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Cross Country — Early Bird Portage Meet 2015

The Eagles cross country team had unexpected results in today’s 19 team field at the Portage Early Bird cross country meet. Both the girls and guys teams are very young, having mostly freshman and sophomores filling up the varsity spots. The boys are led by lone senior Kyle Chamberlain and the girls are led by […]

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2nd place just 5 points behind Saline!

The Hudsonville Girls Cross Country team placed 2nd to Saline in the Bath-Brent Clements Invitational over the weekend.  Saline scored 42 points to Hudsonville’s 52 points and Rockford’s 59 points.  Alex Berends lead the Eagles with a 3rd place finish with an 18:16.7 time, roughly a 5:53 mile pace!  Kelli Jackson had a strong finish […]

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Hudsonville Girls Cross Country gearing up for 2013 season

The Hudsonville Girls Cross Country team is gearing up for another fantastic season.  They are returning 6 of the top 7 varsity runners from last year’s squad who place in the top 20 at the State meet.  Alex Berends who broke the school record last year and place 10th in the D-1 state meet returns […]

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Girls Cross-Country places 15th at State

On a brisk, sunny afternoon the Hudsonville girls cross-country team set out to compete in  their last race of the 2012 season…the State Finals!  The team ran hard but came up short of meeting their top 10 goal placing 15th.  Alex Berends had things clicking as she lowered her school record to 18:13.7, placed 10th […]

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